This original and provocative book carefully investigates the social tensions in Red River that led to the Riel uprising. Dr Frits Pannekoek bases his account on more than twelve years of research in private, church, commercial, and government sources.
About the author
Dr. Frits Pannekoek was born in Holland and educated in Canada at the University of Alberta and Queen's University (PhD). From 1975 to 1979, he was Chief, Historical Research Branch for Parks Canada in Winnipeg. In 1979, he was appointed Director, Historic Sites Service of Alberta's Department of Culture and Multiculturalism. He has written a number of articles for historical periodicals and has served as editor of Prairie Forum. He now lives in Edmonton.
Other titles by Frits Pannekoek
Old Stories, New Ways
Conversations About an Architecture Inspired by Indigenous Ways of Knowing
My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell
How Canadians Communicate, Vol. 2
Media, Globalization and Identity
Behind the Man
John Laurie, Ruth Gorman, and the Indian Vote in Canada
Heritage Covenants and Preservation
The Calgary Civic Trust